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Wall Street - Strong earnings lift investors' spirits after Trump slump

Reuters  |  NEW YORK 

By Sinead CarewNEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rallied on Friday as strong corporate earnings lifted investors' spirits in a week dominated by uncertainty surrounding Donald Trump's U.S. presidency.Wall Street's major indexes were down for the week and Nasdaq was set for its biggest weekly drop since mid-April after reports earlier this week that Trump tried to interfere in a federal investigation.Trump left on Friday for his first foreign trip since taking office in the hopes of shifting the focus away from domestic controversies."You've had no Washington drama today and decent earnings," ...

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First Published: Sat, May 20 2017. 00:46 IST